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. comedian stephen colbert tells congress about his day as a migrant farm worker. >>> the military special ops weather team in action. a critical unit when war depends on the battlefield forecast. >> what does this have to do with weather? >> well, you have to be alive to report the weather. >>> and home, after more than a year in an iran prison, sarah shourd sits down today with cnn. >> nothing in life can prepare you for something like this. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm don lemon. tony is off today. those stories and your comments right here right now in the cnn newsroom. >> but, up first, mr. colbert goes to washington. comedy central funny man stephen colbert brings his spin to serious issues, farm labor and immigration. he testified momenting ago before a congressional subcommittee. here's his take on a day spent picking beans. >> i started my work day with preconceived notions of migrant work, but after working with these men and women picking beans, packing corn for hours on end side by side in the unforgiving sun i have to say, and i do this sincerely, please don't make me do th
and afghanistan. today we're lifting up satisfy sergeant stephen henry bridges, killed in iraq in 2003. his unchle wrote about him, saying he was a soldier who loved his country as much as he loved his own family. this is a picture of steven with his daughter sarah, this was taken a week before steven left for iraq. sarah was 5 years old when he dead was killed. she just turned 12. every fallen hero has a story. this is how you can help. go to cnn.com/homeandaway, pull up the profile, send us your thoughts and pictures and we promise to keep the memory of your loved one alive. i want to give my 5 employees health insurance, but i just can't afford it. i have diabetes. i didn't miss a premium payment for 10 years. and i'm worried if i lose my job, i won't be able to afford insurance. when i graduated from college, i lost my health insurance. the minute i got sick, i lost my insurance. not anymore. not anymore. not anymore. america's healthcare reforms change lives for the better. to find out how it can help you, visit us at americasfairhealthcare.org it's not just fair, it's the law. >>> that does
stephen king tells us why he was one of first to embrace this new technology. you're online, we are, too. josh is following what's happening. >> reporter: a top level guerrilla leader killed in colombia. the president calling it historic. we'll have the details. >>> this was supposed to be the day that bishop eddie long broke his silence. instead, he has backed out of an interview and news conference and there are new allegations right now against him. a third young man is now suing the leader of a 25,000-member new birth missionary baptist church. cnn's ed lavandera broke the story and he joins me live. this is the first question i have to ask you. this is on twitter, what does that say. >> don lemon, where's the bishop. >> he's so transparent. he's always here when he wants to talk about something, when he wants to promote something, his pr people call us. his church members call us. where is the bishop? >> there's no question. i don't know where he is right now. but we were supposed to hear from him this morning on the tom joyner radio show. our colleague roland martin was supposed to
with the top stories we're following at cnn. comedy central meets c-span. stephen colbert testified before a house judiciary subcommittee about a day he spent picking beans on a farm in upstate new york. the issues are serious. illegal immigration and chronic rampant unemployment. colbert says he hopes his experience would, quote, bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. some lawmakers were not amused. >>> the 20-something billionaire who founded facebook giving some of his money to newark public schools. when you're a billionaire, some can mean a lot. i'm talking $100 million. it's the first check written by a new foundation called start-up education finance by mark zuckerberg. >>> still in new york with the u.n. general assembly, president obama turns his sights to sudan. next hour focused on a countrywide vote whether the oil rich autonomous south should break from the north. part of a 2005 agreement ending two decades of war. some feel war is destined to return. >>> a case of stunned and outraged dog lovers the world around, star nfl quarterback michael vick busted for running a b
stuff. >> i'd lobby for that. >> the invitation is out there. >> jon, stephen, please. howie, candy, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> thanks. >> you can go and get more on this story, of course, at cnnpolitics.com. >>> walk-out the united nations diplomats leave the building after iran's president blames the u.s. for 9/11. >>> and a controversial diabetes drug can be on the market but only some patients can purchase avandia. we explain the restrictions. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. lord of the carry-on. sovereign of the security line. you never take an upgrade for granted. and you rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i deserve this. [ male announcer ] you do, business pro. you do. go national. go like a pro. [ male announcer ] you do, business pro. you do. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses im
the road. >>> our next story coming up in a moment. it sounds like something out of a well known stephen spielberg story. the potentially man eating shark found swimming in the potomac river. do you think d.c. is tough? you don't know the half of it. >>> the new nfl season starts this week which means we can start looking for those instance when's some player lets the money and fame to go his head and do something not very bright. one team is hoping to avoid that by doing a different type of coaching with speakers like our own don lemon and he brings us the story. >> reporter: when you're an nfl player on the field, there is always a coach watching to whip you into shape. off the feel, a different story. players making name for themselves in all the wrong ways. bad decisions, bad role models, they've seen too much of it in the past. >> we did whatever we could with michael. a lot of it was him and a lot of it was folks he associated. with. >> reporter: in the aftermath of the michael vick scandal, they found themselves fighting the perception that nfl players have too much money, not eno
. stephen bosworth is there to diuss the resumption of the six-party talks on north korea's nuclear program. they'll have talks in seoul, tokyo and beijing. >>> a massive manhunt is under way for 5 inmates who escaped from a prison in northern mexico. official says the prisoners used a ladder to escape. 44 corrections officers have been detained on suspion of corruption. the facility is located near the u.s. border. and one day after the ninth anniversary of 9/11, the head of the homeland secured department is weighing in on how u.s. security has improved since those attacks. janet napolitano said the u.s. is safer now. but she says there is no one10 100% guarante we the country wot be attacked again. and she adds the u.s. will never be totally immune from terror threats. >>> all right. how much is just enough when comes to financial happiness? and jacqui jeras will be joining me as well. to help answer that question. the chat room. >>> we'll soon get back to the news room. time for little chat room. these are some of the favorite topics that jacqui jeras and i like to talk about that we wi
. stephen bosworth arrived in seoul today. the american delegation will also have stalks in tokyo and beijing. >>> americ sarah shourd is expected to be released by iran once her family comes up with a half million dollars in bail money. lawyer representing shourdul says her release could come as early as today. shourd and two other american hikers accused of spying have been detained in iran for more than a year. iran says they crossed the border from aq illegally. >>and voters in turkey have approved a wide-ranging package of constitutional amendments. included in the 26 amendments, collective bargaining for public workers, affirmative action measures for women and judicial reforms. turkey's prime minister calls the passage a milestone for democracy. >>> i know earlier we got you moving, at least josh did with those moves that dudes need to make. well now we got some catchy tunes. and a sneaky cat creep into this ekan's viral videos. >> i can't get over the whole -- >> the robots we were watching before? >> yeah. >> they're crazy. now everyone is always trying to become famousen
a fairly easy conviction or are there difficulties particularly because stephen hayes, the first of the defendants being tried, there are some questions as to whether his attempted suicide may have made him cognitively incapable of carrying out this trial. >> i hate to ever say a case is a slam-dunk. as a former prosecutor i know that is never the case. in this particular case, i think the evidence is very overwhelming. i've been following it very closely, as much of america is, because it really strikes at one's heart. this is a home invasion. someone invade the sanctity of someone's home. the fact he has been found able to stand trial, competent to stand trial and has been ill, this defendant, during the trial doesn't mean this is not going to end, i think, in a guilty conviction. >> would it be too late for his attorneys to say let's pursue an insanity plea in is it too late for them to change his plea? >> it is. the insanity defense is off the table. however, they did want a plea deal here. they wanted to plead guilty to this horrific series of crimes in return for the prosec
in the triple murder trial of stephen hayes, one of the two men accused of invading a home of a connecticut doctor. you may remember the chilling 911 tapes we've been listening to the last several weeks. the doctor's wife was killed. two daughters killed. the home set on fire, only he made it out alive. legal contributor sunny hostin from "in session" our sister network true-tv joining us from new york. prosecution is wrapping up the case. did they make their case? >> you know, i think that they certainly made their case. evidence is really overwhelming against this particular defendant, stephen hayes. today we heard the final testimony from the fire investigator, and he just got off the witness stand, actually. the lawyers are back in the courtroom, and we believe that the defense may present some evidence. brief evidence. in defense of mr. hayes, but i will say the burden is always on the prosecution, drew, to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. everyone watching the trial i have been in new haven, connecticut, watching the trial will tell you the evidence against this defendant i
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for stephen as well. and on saturday, mike pence is going to be in iowa. the indiana congressman seriously considering a run for president in 2012. mike pence is going to be speaking to the iowa for faith and freedom coalition. so pence, barbour, romney, and pawlenty, all potential 2012 candidates on the campaign trail this week. >> thanks, mark. as always, you can get all your political headlines at cnnpolitics.com. >>> youtube videos aren't just for internet amusement anymore. some of the people who post them are making serious money. we ought up with one college grad who turned herself into a youtube star. she took a time-out to show one of our photojournalists how you do this. >>> this is from the how do they do that category. cashing in on youtube. you've seen the viral videos, but these days more people are turning them into a booming business. if you have a keen eye for flair or in the right place at the right time and there's a video camera within arm's reach, you too can make some cash from your online output. case in point, julia noons. she's a youtube sensation. her videos have
on tv. they are jumping head first with rallies at the nation's palace. jon stewart and stephen colbert. they explained what they were doing last night. >> tonight, i announce the rally to restore sanity. it is happening, people. it is happening! it is happening! a real gathering! we will gather! we will gather on the national mall in washington, d.c.! 1 million moderate march where we take to the streets and send a message to our leaders that says we are here! we are only here until 6:00! >>> ladies and gentlemen, it is on. october 30th on the mall. because now is not the time to take it down a notch. now is the time for all good men to freak out for freedom. >> all right. they teed up for us. we don't know if it's going to happen, yet. it's unclear. we have checked, though. we got word from the national park service. both camps submitted applications. no final decision has been made just yet. the announcement comes after glenn beck hosted the much publicized rally on the national mall. he was urging lard crowds to turn back to god and turn back to the values for which we were founded.
, but today stephen, richard and cory today your nation finally acknowledges and fully honors your father's bravery. because even though it has been 42 years, it's never too late to do the right thing. it's never too late to pay tribute to the our vietnam veterans and their families. in recent years, dick's story has become known in air force bases have honored him with streets and buildings in his name. and at the base where he train so long ago in barksdale, louisiana, there's a granite monument with an empty space next to his name, and that space can finally be etched with the words, medal of honor. the greatest memorial of all to dick etchberger is the spirit that we feel here today. the love that inspired him to serve, the love of his country, the love for his family, and most eloquent expression of that devotion are the words he wrote himself to friends back home just months before he gave his life to our nation. i hate to be away from home, he wrote, from that small base above the -- but i believe in the job. he said, it is the most challenging job i'll ever have in my life. and th
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